GPWA Times Magazine Issue 32 at a Glance

Twitch opens the door for new marketing channels
Online poker players are leading a revolution by which sites market to their players via live streaming. And the live stream medium is a viable option that operators and affiliates should consider for promoting other online gambling products. »

WordPress security essentials
A detailed how-to guide lays out tips and tricks for webmasters to detect and prevent hacking attempts. »

The future of iGaming in Malta
Cybergaming Consultants CEO Tony Axisa discusses the evolution of Malta's place in the online gambling world, as well as current issues and the future of online gambling on the island. »

Mobile apps ready to bask in summer sunshine
Affiliates who can demonstrate knowledge of the mobile app industry will better position themselves for strong partnerships as the industry matures. »
Other Interviews
Interview with 
Shemer Katz, the general manager of SafeCharge Israel, discusses the card-issuing solution, risk management and payment processing on mobile platforms. »
Affiliate Interviews

GPWA member stassaf believes the customer-focused mission of his odds comparison sites will keep bettors coming back. »

GPWA member angrymob loves working in the horse racing industry, even if that means he works every day but Christmas. »

The team behind Academia das Apostas is a group of young gents taking the sportsbook affiliate marketing industry by storm. »

"Casino Dave" has been an affiliate since 2005 and has lived through the ups and downs of the industry. »
From the Forums
What did you do before becoming a gambling affiliate?
GPWA Forum members reveal what they used to do for a living, including a former IT director and an officer in a criminal investigation unit in the Russian government. »
Affiliate Manager Interviews

Stefan is an "unashamed Jean-Claude Van Damme fan" who believes strongly in Favourit's social gaming component. »

Christine says the industry isn't just about gambling anymore; it's about promoting entertainment, fun and letting the player make decisions. »
APCW Wall of Shame
PokerStars has changed its terms and conditions for affiliates, retroactively changing lifetime revenue share to a two-year sunset on revenues from players sent by affiliates. »
Seal of Approval
GPWA seal awarded to 238 new sites since last update
GPWA program manager Anthony Telesca is proud to honor new and existing webmasters whose sites uphold industry standards. »
Webmaster News
Nevada issues warrant for arrest of former Seals With Clubs chairman
Bryan Micon, who ran the Bitcoin-fueled poker site before moving to Antigua after his home was raided by Nevada Gaming Control Agents, was charged with operating an unlicensed interactive gaming system. »
Optimal Payments agrees to buy Skrill for $1.2 billion
The two payment processing firms will combine to form the Enlarged Group following the $1.2 billion acquisition. The move helps diversify Optimal Payments' customer and affiliate base, geographic reach and product offerings. »